Caroline is a JUNO Award Nominee for solo
classical poerformance and the only harpist in Canada to graduate from
renowned Paris Conservatoire with a first prize. With over 25
years of teaching experience many of Caroline's students have acheived
advanced levels of performance and recieved numerous awards and
Caroline was the founder of the harp program at the Ottawa Youth
Orchestra and ran the program for 20 years. During this period
Caroline had the largest program of its kind for the harp in
Canada. Caroline now has a private studio.
private harp studio is located
central Ottawa Canada. Harp students range in age from seven to adult,
from beginner to advanced levels. Caroline teaches the traditonal
European School of harp method which is recognized as the approach of
choice for the top international performers. Caroline’s teaching
program, is focused on
developing high caliber performance of classical solo harp, harp
ensembles, chamber music, and orchestra audition repertoire.
Lessons are provided in an enjoyable setting, tailored to the
individuals needs, and abilities.
of Caroline’s harp students have become professional musicians and
number have gone on to advanced studies at major university music
schools including: Eastman School of Music, Yale School of Music, University of Monteal, and
University of Toronto. Several students have won principal harp
positions with the National Youth Orchestra and others have been
invited to performance at the Ottawa International Chamber Music
To enjoy the instrument and progress in level regular practice is
necessary in addition to lessons. Caroline provides a program
tailored to the
individual and their particular needs.
Lyra Angelica Harp Ensembles
Caroline’s Lyra Angelica harp ensembles include harp duo, trios, and
quartet ensembles beginning from grade one (1) to grade twelve (12)
advanced Royal Conservatory of Music repertoire. Caroline strives
to promote and achieve the highest standards of performing
ensembles. Caroline selects students based on their development
for the various ensembles. Lyra Angelica ensembles perform in
concert invitations as well as outreach to schools and retirement homes.
Caroline is available for master classes specializing in French
repertoire solo, ensemble or chamber.
Caroline is a much sought after judge for perfomrance competitions
including the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal National Music
Caroline performing with senior harp ensembe at Music & Beyond Christmas 2018
Photo by Paul Couvrette